Since 1866, the nickel has been an ever-popular coin used daily by almost everyone in America. Over 1.5 billion nickels were minted in 2015 alone.
So, how much does a nickel weigh?
The U.S. nickel weighs 5 grams (0.176 ounces).
This has been the standard weight since 1965. It contains 75% copper and 25% nickel.
~ Fun Fact ~
Do you know who the man is that is pictured on the face of a nickel? It’s Thomas Jefferson of course. He’s been there since 1938.